Bill Clinton Officially Joins Twitter


Bill Clinton received a warm welcome from Twitter, after the former U.S. president officially joined the microblogging network Wednesday night

Welcome to Twitter @billclinton, 42nd President of the United States and founder of @clintonfdn.

— Twitter Government (@gov) April 25, 2013

Under the handle @BillClinton, he sent out two tweets on Wednesday, including one in which he expressed excitement at joining his daughter and comedian Stephen Colbert on Twitter:

Excited to join @chelseaclinton and my good friend @stephenathome on Twitter!

— Bill Clinton (@billclinton) April 25, 2013

But those who visit Clinton's Twitter account will notice a third, noticeably sillier tweet sent on April 6. That message was actually written by Colbert (as dictated to him by Clinton) during an interview with the president on a special edition of The Colbert Report. At that time, the comedian had opened a Twitter account for Clinton under the handle @PrezBillyJeff, which now has its tweets protected Read more...

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